Kevin Clifton thrills fans after revealing new Strictly Ballroom role

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Kevin Clifton has announced some very exciting news, and we can’t wait to see it in action! previous Strictly come to dance pro has revealed that he will participate in Strictly Ballroom: The Musical and will be joined by Strictly star Maisie Smith!

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He captioned a snapshot of himself with Maisie, writing: “Scott & Fran @maisiesmithofficial @strictlyballroomtouruk #StrictlyBallroom.” The show’s official account added: “We are delighted to announce that the FABULOUS @maisiesmithofficial will be making her musical theater debut. as ‘Fran’ alongside @keviclifton on our UK & Ireland tour starting in September. Tickets are available now, you don’t want to miss out!”

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Maisie shared the news on Instagram Stories, saying: “Dancing across the UK and Ireland as Fra with the fabulous @kevinclifton since September.”

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Fans were overjoyed at the news, with Catherine Tyldesley saying, “Enough!!! Oh my gosh! This just made my day!!! Wahoooooo!!!!” Another fan added: “You’re like a machine, one show after another. I hope we can go see you in this one. Good luck,” while a third person added, “Great stuff, Maisie is great.”

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Kevin and Maisie are ready to star!

They won’t be the only Strictly almni on the project, as Craig Revel Horwood is also set to direct! So what is the show about? The story follows an arrogant and rebellious young ballroom dancer, Scott Hastings.

The synopsis says: “When his radical and daring dance style causes him to fall out of favor with the Australian Federation, he must dance with the beginner Fran. Together they find the courage to defy tradition and discover that to win, your moves don’t need to be strictly ballroom!

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